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The Paying Guests

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Published 3 years, 11 months ago


Website: Amazon
Description: Amazon.com Review An Amazon Best Book of the Month, September 2014: It is 1922, in a genteel house in a genteel neighborhood just outside of London. Here, the widowed Mrs. Wray and her 26-year-old daughter, Frances, pass each day very much like the day before—with Frances busying herself with household chores, maybe a bit of needlepoint, and her mother nibbling on a lunch of cauliflower cheese while making notes for the parish newsletter. In less skilled hands, such prolonged stage-setting would test even the most patient reader. But in Waters’, it’s mesmerizing, with every small but evocative detail serving to transport y ... (more)
Manufacturer: Riverhead Hardcover
Release date: 16 September 2014
ISBN-10 : 1594633118 | ISBN-13: 9781594633119
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